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Congratulations Akio Yamazaki on a successful PhD defense!

On Monday, April 15, 2019, Akio Yamazaki successfully passed his PhD Thesis Oral Defense with his paper, "Three Essays in Economic Analyses of Carbon Taxes".

The Examination Committee included Dr. Daniel Gordon (Neutral Chair), Dr. M. Scott Taylor (Supervisor), Dr. Ken McKenzie (Supervisory Committee Member), Dr. Stefan Staubli (Supervisory Committee Member), Dr. Eugene Beaulieu (Internal Examiner), and Dr. Carol McAusland, of University of British Columbia (External Examiner).

In addition, Akio will start his work as a tenure-track assistant professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo, Japan, beginning October 2019.

Congratulations Dr. Yamazaki! The Department is very proud of you and your accomplishments!

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